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Caregiving Tips

The first link on this page is a Tip on the stroke disease process with suggestions on how to prevent stroke.

Next you will find a link to Tips for the survivor of stroke, as well as Tips specifically focused on male caregivers.

Finally there is an alphabetical list of general Tips for caregivers of persons with stroke.

Understanding the Stroke Disease Process

Tips for the Stroke Survivor

Tips for the Male Caregiver

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

 

A
Assistive Device: X-10 Technology
Availability and Use of Assistive and Adaptive Device
Warning Signs and Symptoms of Another Stroke

B
Blood Thinning Meds
Bedsores
Managing Blood Pressure / Understanding Medications

C
Care of an Indwelling Urinary Foley Catheter
Cholesterol Management
Communication Challenges
Constipation
Reminders to Care for YOU

D
Depression
Drugs that Cannot be Crushed
Increasing Dexterity, Function, and Memory

E

Dealing with Emotional Changes After a Stroke
Exercise: Staying Active
What to do in Case of an Emergency

F
Fall Prevention
Increasing Dexterity, Function, and Memory
Reducing Fatigue/Increasing Endurance
H
Arriving Home After a Stroke
Herbal Medicines
I
Informed Consumer
Available Outside Services
Doctors & Appointments
Getting Organized with Paperwork
When Someone Says, "How Can I Help?"

M
Understanding & Managing Medications
Understanding Mechanical Soft Diets

N
Nutrition
Nutrition: Salt Sense

P
Pain Management

Preventing Pressure Ulcers
Private Time: Taking Time for Yourself

R
Preventing Recurrent Stroke
Reduce Your Stress Through Relaxation
Role and Relationship Changes

S
Socialization with Family and Friends

Spasticity Treatment
Difficulty Swallowing
Managing Seizures
Managing Stress
Developing Household Safety Strategies
Reduce Your Stress Through Relaxation
T

Safe Transfer Techniques

V
Vision Problems

Last Updated: 12/16/13